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3-Ingredient Blueberry Almond Energy Bars

These fabulously chewy 3-Ingredient Blueberry Almond Energy Bars are free of refined sugars and gluten, and you don't have to bake them!
Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Author Dana Sandonato

Ingredients

  • 1 cup roasted almonds
  • 1 cup dried blueberries
  • 1 cup pitted dried dates

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375° F.
  • Spread the almonds over a baking sheet and bake until slightly toasted and aromatic—about 10 minutes. Keep an eye on them.
  • Remove almonds from oven and allow them to cool. Once cooled, put them into a food processor or high-powered blender along with the dried blueberries and the dates.
  • Pulse the mixture to break everything apart. Blend for about 15-20 seconds and, if using a high-powered blender, use the tamper to press down on the ingredients. Pulse, blend, and keep this going until the mixture is sticking together and forming a bit of a ball.
  • Empty the mixture onto wax paper or parchment. With your hands, press the mixture down and form as best of a square as you can, about 8 x 8".
  • Wrap/secure with the wax or parchment paper and place in the fridge for about an hour.
  • Remove from fridge, cut into 12 smaller square, place in a container, and refrigerate for up to three weeks.

Notes

Original from The Kitchn.